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Tesseracts Nine: New Canadian Speculative Fiction #2020

Tesseracts Nine New Canadian Speculative Fiction Tesseracts Nine edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman features twenty three stories and poems that expand and showcase the dimensions of speculative fiction with startling visions of the future b

  • Title: Tesseracts Nine: New Canadian Speculative Fiction
  • Author: Nalo Hopkinson Geoff Ryman Jerome Stueart Yves Meynard Jane Dorsey E.L. Chen Alette J. Willis Sarah Totton
  • ISBN: 9781894063265
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tesseracts Nine: New Canadian Speculative Fiction By Nalo Hopkinson Geoff Ryman Jerome Stueart Yves Meynard Jane Dorsey E.L. Chen Alette J. Willis Sarah Totton, Tesseracts Nine, edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman, features twenty three stories and poems that expand and showcase the dimensions of speculative fiction with startling visions of the future by new and established Canadian authors including English translations of works by French Canadian authors Presenting a wide variety of material from absurdist humour, poeTesseracts Nine, edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman, features twenty three stories and poems that expand and showcase the dimensions of speculative fiction with startling visions of the future by new and established Canadian authors including English translations of works by French Canadian authors Presenting a wide variety of material from absurdist humour, poetry, and vampires, to time travel to illustrate a just a few of the topics The later stories and poems explore the themes of loss and death without becoming pessimistic or depressing Included in this anthology are A Canadian identity No, thanks by Geoff Ryman Introduction Lemmings in the Third Year by Jerome Stueart Principles of Animal Eugenetics by Yves Meynard Mom and Mother Teresa by Jane Dorsey Fin de siecle by E.L Chen Thought and Memory by Alette J Willis Jimmy Away to Me by Sarah Totton Before the Altar on the Feast of Souls by Marg Gilks Newbie Wrangler by Timothy J Anderson Light Remembered by Daniel Sernine The Singing by Dan Rubin See Kathryn Run by Elisabeth Vonarburg Mirrors by Rene Beaulieu Omphalos by Pat Forde Writing on the Wall by Steve Stanton Mayfly by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy Our Lady of the Snows by Nancy Kilpatrick Final Thoughts by Nalo Hopkinson postscript Other showcased authors are Casey Wolf, Claude Lalumiere, Allan Weiss, Sylvie Berard, Anthony McDonald, and Jason MehmelPoets Sandra Kasturi and Rhea Rose FlemingContributor biographies are at the back of the book.

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    1. The following review appeared in The Peterbrough Examiner in December, 2005 It was reprinted in The New York Revioew of Science Fiction in January, 2006 One of the things I like about GoodReads is it provides a second or third home for my reviews They re quite time consuming to enter, though, and I have a feeling I might not get to them all.Tesseracts Nine, edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff RymanCalgary Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2005 C 20.95 tpb 390 pagesreviewed by Ursula Pflug957 word [...]

    2. Here is the latest in a yearly collection of speculative fiction stories and poems from north of the border, in Canada.At an isolated research station in the north, one story concerns talking lemmings who are looking forward to being eaten by other predators There is a modern day vampire story Mother Teresa moves into an elderly woman s home, and turns it into an orphanage A group of aliens about to terraform Earth are totally enthralled by the singing of an elderly eskimo woman who knows that s [...]

    3. Tesseracts Nine won an Aurora Award in 2006 from the Canadian SF and Fantasy Association as determined by popular vote among the membership The material is difficult to categorize, straining the bounds of possibility from far out fantasy to hard science fiction Two of the stories feature talking animals, for example, one in the literary absurdist sense and one surgically manifested, and another uses talking crows as metaphors for thought and memory Although the authors are all Canadian, the topi [...]

    4. An excellent anthology the stories were quite varied, yet unfailingly interesting and entertaining There s quite a bit of humor as well As someone who very rarely enjoys every single inclusion in an anthology, this was a welcome exception.

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